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MarylandCriminal Defense Lawyers in Maryland

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Maryland, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Maryland should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Beau August Noonan

Beau August Noonan
Noonan & Noonan, LLC
61 Greene St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Licensed for 11 years, Beau August Noonan is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer who attended Capital University Law School... read more >

Terry S. Lavenstein

Terry S. Lavenstein
Lavenstein Law, LLC
401 Washington Avenue Suite 801
Towson, MD 21204
Terry S. Lavenstein is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Michael A Noonan

Michael A Noonan
Noonan & Noonan, LLC
61 Greene St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Licensed for 35 years, Michael A Noonan is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer who attended Vanderbuilt University... read more >

Kevin Joseph McDevitt

Kevin Joseph McDevitt
Law Offices of Kevin J. McDevitt L.L.C.
22835 Washington Street P.O. Box 952
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Licensed for 15 years, Kevin Joseph McDevitt is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Andrew Vladimir Jezic

Andrew Vladimir Jezic
Law Offices Jezic, Krum & Moyse, LLC
2730 Universtiy Boulevard, West Suite 910
Wheaton, MD 20902
Licensed for 24 years, Andrew Vladimir Jezic is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David E. Kindermann

David E. Kindermann
Potomac Legal, LLC
10122 River Road Suite 203
Avenel, MD 20854
Licensed for 31 years, David E. Kindermann is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY-SAINT LOUIS... read more >

Oleg Fastovsky

Oleg Fastovsky
Criminal Defense Group
168 West St 200
Annapolis, MD 21401
Licensed for 11 years, Oleg Fastovsky is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rebecca Nitkin

Rebecca Nitkin
The Law Offices of Rebecca A. Nitkin, P.C.
77 South Washington Street, Suite 307
Rockville, MD 20850
Rebecca Nitkin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas C Morrow

Thomas C Morrow
Shaw & Morrow P.A.
11350 McCormick Road Suite 1200
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Licensed for 44 years, Thomas C Morrow is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Daniel Nowak

David Daniel Nowak
The Law Office of David D. Nowak, LLC
300 East Joppa Road Suite 305
Towson, MD 21286
Licensed for 11 years, David Daniel Nowak is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense lawyer who attended University of Baltimore School of... read more >

Rene Esteban Bliss Tywang

Rene Esteban Bliss Tywang
Towson Town Center 300 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286
Licensed for 11 years, Rene Esteban Bliss Tywang is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles B. Bailey

Charles B. Bailey
CHARLES BAILEY ATTY AT LAW LLC
111 W WASHINGTON ST
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 23 years, Charles B. Bailey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Ernest Crawford Jr.

James Ernest Crawford Jr.
James E Crawford Jr & Associates, LLC
1435 Sulphur Spring Road
Arbutus, MD 21227
Licensed for 27 years, James Ernest Crawford Jr. is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Baltimore School of... read more >

Andrew David Alpert

Andrew David Alpert
Alpert Schreyer
16901 Melford Blvd Suite 325
Bowie, MD 20715
Licensed for 30 years, Andrew David Alpert is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Paul T Stein

Paul T Stein
Law Offices Stein, Sperling, Bennett, Dejong, Driscoll, &
25 West Middle Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 47 years, Paul T Stein is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Mirriam Seddiq

Mirriam Seddiq
Seddiq Law
14452 Old Mill Rd. Suite 201
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Licensed for 14 years, Mirriam Seddiq is a Appellate Law and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended University of Washington School of Law... read more >

Jason William Cleckner

Jason William Cleckner
Law Office of Jason Cleckner, LLC
110 N. Washington Street Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 14 years, Jason William Cleckner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse University College of Law... read more >

John R Salvatore

John R Salvatore
Law Offices of John R. Salvatore
82 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 47 years, John R Salvatore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark Scheuerman

Mark Scheuerman
The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC
106 N Marlyn Ave
Essex, MD 21221
Licensed for 10 years, Mark Scheuerman is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell

Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell
Law Offices of Lynndolyn T. Mitchell PC
401 East Jefferson Street Suite 201
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 13 years, Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell is a Family Law and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Antioch School of Law... read more >

Patrick Patricia Cresta-Savage

Patrick Patricia Cresta-Savage
Law Offices of Pat Cresta-Savage
16901 Melford Blvd Suite 101A
Bowie, MD 20715
Licensed for 15 years, Patrick Patricia Cresta-Savage is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Michael Krum

David Michael Krum
Law Offices David M. Krum, LLC
200A Monroe St Suite 233
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 14 years, David Michael Krum is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joel DuBoff

Joel DuBoff
DuBoff & Associates, Chartered
1231 N Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Joel DuBoff is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Prince Williams

Prince Williams
Avid Law Firm
11140 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Licensed for 7 years, Prince Williams is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer... read more >

Thomas A Pavlinic

Thomas A Pavlinic
Premier Defense Group
1906 Towne Centre Blvd #265
Annapolis, MD 21401
Licensed for 46 years, Thomas A Pavlinic is a Sex Crimes lawyer who attended George Washington Law School, Washington, DC... read more >

Sloane R Franklin

Sloane R Franklin
The Law Offices of Sloane R. Franklin, LLC
1641 Route 3 North Suite 202
Crofton, MD 21114
Licensed for 21 years, Sloane R Franklin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

E. Thomas Maxwell Jr.

E. Thomas Maxwell Jr.
7310 Ritchie Highway Suite 909
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
E. Thomas Maxwell Jr. is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clarke Francis Ahlers

Clarke Francis Ahlers
Clarke F. Ahlers, P.C.
10450 Shaker Drive Suite 111
Columbia, MD 21046
Licensed for 33 years, Clarke Francis Ahlers is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Arthur S Alperstein

Arthur S Alperstein
Alperstein & Deiner, P.A.
200 East Lexington Street Suite 600
Baltimore, MD 21202
Licensed for 52 years, Arthur S Alperstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Raymond Franklin Anthracite

Raymond Franklin Anthracite
The Law Office of RAymond F. Anthracite
17 West Jefferson Street Suite 204
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 13 years, Raymond Franklin Anthracite is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard P Arnold

Richard P Arnold
The Law Offices of Richard P. Arnold
7525 Greenway Center Drive Suite 314
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Licensed for 49 years, Richard P Arnold is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sanford Z Berman

Sanford Z Berman
Houlon, Berman, Bergman, Finci, Levenstein & Skok, LLC
7850 Walker Drive Suite 160
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Licensed for 52 years, Sanford Z Berman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Charles Bonsib

Robert Charles Bonsib
Marcus Bonsib, LLC
6411 Ivy Lane Suite 116
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Licensed for 45 years, Robert Charles Bonsib is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William C Brennan Jr.

William C Brennan Jr.
Brennan, Sullivan & McKenna LLP
6305 Ivy Lane Suite 700
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Licensed for 43 years, William C Brennan Jr. is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Augustus F Brown IV

Augustus F Brown IV
Brown, Brown & Young
200 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Licensed for 45 years, Augustus F Brown IV is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Earl Carey

David Earl Carey
Brown, Brown & Young
200 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Licensed for 30 years, David Earl Carey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cathi V Coates

Cathi V Coates
Coates, Coates, & Coates, PA
6200 Coastal Highway Suite 300
Ocean City, MD 21842
Licensed for 34 years, Cathi V Coates is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gill Cochran

Gill Cochran
Cochran, Cochran & Chhabra, LLC
116-B Cathedral Street Suite B
Annapolis, MD 21401
Licensed for 49 years, Gill Cochran is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gill Andrew Cochran

Gill Andrew Cochran
Cochran, Cochran & Chhabra, LLC
116-B Cathedral Street Suite B
Annapolis, MD 21401
Licensed for 21 years, Gill Andrew Cochran is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richmond T. P. Davis

Richmond T. P. Davis
Law Offices of Richmond Davis
5525 Twin Knolls Road Suite 325
Columbia, MD 21045
Licensed for 42 years, Richmond T. P. Davis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Christine Driscoll Jr.

David Christine Driscoll Jr.
Stein, Sperling, Bennett, De Jong, Driscoll & Greenfeig,
25 West Middle Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 43 years, David Christine Driscoll Jr. is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sicilia Chinn Englert

Sicilia Chinn Englert
Lawlor & Englert, LLC
6305 Ivy Land Suite 608
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Sicilia Chinn Englert is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter Stuart Fayne

Peter Stuart Fayne
Rosenberg & Fayne, L.L.P.
5402 Kenilworth Avenue
Riverdale, MD 20737
Licensed for 29 years, Peter Stuart Fayne is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jonathan Robert Fellner

Jonathan Robert Fellner
Law Office of Jonathan Fellner
1 Church Street Suite 910
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 18 years, Jonathan Robert Fellner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard A Finci

Richard A Finci
Houlon, Berman, Bergman, Finci, Levenstein & Skok, LLC
7850 Walker Drive Suite 160
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Licensed for 34 years, Richard A Finci is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher Curtis Fogleman

Christopher Curtis Fogleman
Gleason, Flynn, Emig & Fogleman, Chartered
11 North Washington Street Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 34 years, Christopher Curtis Fogleman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alan S Forman

Alan S Forman
The Law Office of Alan S. Forman, LLC
7704 Quarterfield Road Suite A
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Licensed for 41 years, Alan S Forman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Steven Friend

R. Steven Friend
Friend & Rozas LLC
201 Washington Street Suite 1
Cumberland, MD 21502
Licensed for 39 years, R. Steven Friend is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Luis F Gomez Jr.

Luis F Gomez Jr.
Tomes, Sater, Nichols, Moody & Gomez, LLC
17 West Jefferson Street Suite 105, Old Town Cente
Rockville, MD 20850
Licensed for 23 years, Luis F Gomez Jr. is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Megan Elizabeth Green

Megan Elizabeth Green
Marcus Bonsib, LLC
6411 Ivy Lane Suite 116
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Licensed for 11 years, Megan Elizabeth Green is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

MCDAA promotes the study of criminal defense law, provides information and networking opportunities to assist its members, and promotes the fair administration of criminal justice.



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